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[audio]Sealtest Variety Theater 48 12 09 Guest Jack Benny
Dorothy Lamour hosts this musical variety show with this weeks guest Jack Benny.
Keywords: Sealtest Variety Theater; Music; Variety; OTR
Downloads: 374
[audio]The Bickersons 47 03 16 Blanche Bets On The Horses
Danny Thomas is criticized by Don Ameche because he has no class. On the Bickersons, the battling couple continues to argue about Johns' snoring. Blanche bets the rent money on a horse and wins by default.
Keywords: Bickersons; Comedy; Variety; OTR
Downloads: 362
[audio]Command Performance 42 03 18 Fred Allen, Henny Youngman, Gladys Swarthout
In this Command Performance, Fred Allen hosts and takes a few jabs at Jack Benny, then he introduces Kenny Baker who sings Johnny Doe Boy Found a Rose in Ireland. Henny Youngman comes on to run through a number of one-liners.  Gladys Swarthout sings Bless This House.  Sports writer John Kieran gives the sports news. Actress Madeleine Carroll talks with Fred.
Keywords: Command Performance; Variety; OTR
Downloads: 1,041
[audio]Orson Welles Radio Almanac 44 01 26 Guest Groucho Marx
Orson starts off his new show by having trouble with the censor, and a new secretary.  Groucho arrives and attempts to help Orson find a new place to live, and get into pictures.
Keywords: Orson Welles; Variety; OTR
Downloads: 446
[audio]The Roy Rogers Show 45 05 08 The Legend Of Pecos Bill
Guest starring is motion picture villain Porter Hall. Western music from Roy Rogers, Bob Nolan and the Sons of the Pioneers, the Farr Brothers, and Pat Friday.  Roy and Porter tell the tale of Pecos Bill.
Keywords: Music; Variety; OTR
Downloads: 242
[audio]The Jimmy Durante Show 48 02 25 Goes To The Race Track
Jimmy welcomes Peggy Lee, Candy Candido, and Victor Moore to the show. Jimmy complains of insomnia, and Victor Moore invites him to the race track, where Jimmy accidentally buys a horse.
Keywords: Jimmy Durante; Comedy; Variety; OTR
Downloads: 290
[audio]Jack Benny Program 37 04 11 Guests Burns And Allen
Gracie arrives to deliver a message from George, but George has to deliver it himself.  The cast performs another episode of Buck Benny Rides Again, still trying to catch the outlaw Cactus Face.
Keywords: Jack Benny; Comedy; Variety; OTR
Downloads: 1,061
[audio]Behind The Mike 40 11 03 Sound Effects
Host Graham Mcnamee presents, among other stories, the story of how radio sound effects are produced.  Also an interview with character actor Gilbert Mack.
Keywords: Behind the Mike; Variety; OTR
Downloads: 778
[audio]Fred Allen Texaco Star Theater 42 05 24 ( 72) Vaudeville
Fred spends time ribbing the latest Jack Benny show.  News of the Week. Portland tells of her picnic with mama at the race track. Guest Jack Haley tells Fred vaudeville has returned.  Fred explains why there is no sketch for the Texaco Workshop Players.
Keywords: Fred Allen; Comedy; Variety; OTR
Downloads: 347
[audio]Bob Hope 38 11 08 Guest Chico Marx
Chico Marx visits the show and is ready to leave the moment he arrives.  He talks Bob into buy a ticket to the Rose Bowl game.
Keywords: Bob Hope; Comdey; Variety; OTR
Downloads: 888
[audio]Bob Hope 53 01 07 Guest Jack Benny
Bobs' guest Jack Benny, was chosen to "supervise" the show by the head of the company.  Bob and Jack perform The Road to Bali.
Keywords: Bob Hope; Comedy; Variety; OTR
Downloads: 688
[audio]Bob Hope 41 04 01 Guest Kate Smith
Bob Hope, with Jerry Colonna and guest star Kate Smith.  The cast perform their version of the movie Walking on Air.
Keywords: Bob Hope; Comedy; Variety; OTR
Downloads: 282
[audio]NBC: Celebrity Cavalcade Of Spectacular Variety Show - Shirley and Spinoza Internet Radio
The Neighborhood Bass Coalition and the National Bisquit Company Present The Celebrity Cavalcade of Spectacular Variety Show! Long thought lost, the N.B.C. has restored a complete broadcast of this famous science-fiction program. This exciting episode finds series star Babe Ruth and his Robot double fighting to prevent the Candy Pirates from depleting the world's Mink fur supply, just in time for Xmas...
Keywords: otr; celebrity cavalcade; variety show
Downloads: 3,917 1.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]Edgar Bergen 42 06 28 Guest Walter Brennan
Bergen tells Charlie he has a crush on Ginny Simms, and wants Charlie to help him impress her. Abbott and Costello pay a visit and argue over mustard. Charlie tries to get Walter Brennan to appear in a USO show Charlie and his pals are putting on.
Keywords: Edgar Bergen; Charlie McCarthy; Comedy; Variety; OTR
Downloads: 467
[audio]Thirty Minutes In Hollywood 37 10 24 Guest Judy Garland
Hosted by George Jessel.   Seven-year old Josephine Starr sings an aria. Jessel introduces "fifteen-year-old" Judy Garland as his "discovery." Judy sings, "Dear Mr. Gable,". George Jessel and Bert Wheeler analyze the history of old jokes.
Keywords: Thirty Minutes in Hollywood; Music; Variety; OTR
Downloads: 483
[audio]Bickersons 47 03 30 John's New Fishing Pole
The Drene Time program starring Don Ameche, Frances Langford, and Danny Thomas.  Danny tries to convince Don and Frances that he's much more cultured than they believe.  In The Bickersons, John and Blanche argue again over his snoring.  Blanche believes she's sick.  John finds out his brother-in-law has borrowed his fishing pole to snake out a clogged drain.
Keywords: Drene Time; The Bickersons; Comedy; Variety; OTR
Downloads: 987
[audio]Aunt Jemima
Old Time Radio Variety show. These are from 1943, 5 minute shows on CBS sponsored by Quaker.
Keywords: Old Time Radio; OTR; Aunt Jemima; Variety
Downloads: 10,545 2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[audio]Town Hall Tonight 1937 03 10 Murder On The High Seas
Fred Allens' Town Hall News of the Week, Portland describes her papas' new inventions, The Mighty Allen Art Players perform a murder mystery starring the detective One Long Pan, Fred jokes about Jack Benny, a man plays music with drinking glasses, and an escape artist.
Keywords: Town Hall Tonight; Fred Allen; Comedy; Variety; OTR
Downloads: 295
[audio]Bergen & McCarthy 48 Eps
(48 Episodes) Edgar Bergen & Charlie McCarthy: BORN: Edgar John Berggren in Chicago, IL February 16, 1903 DIED: September 30, 1978 in Las Vegas, NV (Kidney Failure) KNOWN AS: Radio's Greatest Ventriloquist Edgar John (Berggren) Bergen was an American actor & radio performer, born to Swedish family, in Decatur, Michigan. He lived there until he was 16 (when his father died), then went to Chicago, where he attended Lake View High School and worked n a silent movie house...
Keywords: Old Time Radio; OTR Variety; Edgar Bergen & Charlie McCarthy
Downloads: 17,353 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]Sealtest Variety Theater
Dorothy Lamour hosted this 1948-49 variety show that obtained some of the best guests in radio including: Abbott and Costello; Jimmy Stewart, Jack Benny, Lum and Abern; Bob Hope; Martin and Lewis, and Boris Karloff. Includes the infamous Shamrock Hotel broadcast.
Keywords: Old Time Radio; Sealtest Variety Theater; Dorothy Lamour
Downloads: 6,479 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[audio]G.I. Journal-10 Episodes
Musical variety series that entertained soldiers abroad during wwll.
Keywords: G.I. Journal; old time radio; musical variety
Downloads: 8,238 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[audio]Fred Allen 10 Eps
(10 Episodes) Classic Fred Allen * def gp ddh
Keywords: Old Time Radio; Fred Allen; Town Hall Tonight; OTR Variety Show; OTR Comedy; Humour, Humor
Downloads: 3,206
[audio]The Big Show - Old Time Radio Researchers Group
THE BIG SHOW In 1950, the advent of television was not only causing concern in the film industry but radio was beginning to feel the effect as well. In short, audiences were dwindling. To combat the problem, NBC spent lots of money to produce The Big Show, a 90 minute radio program which would feature famous guests performing skits, songs, and comedic routines. Tallulah Bankhead was asked to host the show...
Keywords: OTRR; Old Time Radio Researchers Group; Old Time Radio; OTRR Set; OTRR Certified Set; Big Show, The; The Big Show; Variety; NBC; Tallulah Bankhead; Bankhead, Tallulah; OTRR Updated Release; OTRR - 2012-07
Downloads: 4,816
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